Name : – Navnath Malhari Kaspate.
Address : – Gormale Ta Barshi Dist Solapur
Education : – 11th
Occupation : – Agriculture

Discovery of 42 varieties the main variety

  1. NMK 1 (Golden)
  2. NMK – 2
  3. NMK – 3 
  4. NMK – 4   
  5. Finger Print


1994-Agriculture Farmers Award by Zilla Parishad Solapur

1998-Mahagrpe award for exports of Grapes

2004-Vasantrao Naik Agriculture Goods Export Award

2007-Baliraja Award at Aurangabad

2008- “Krishi Bhushan” state level award

2013-Gujrat Government’s “Best Farmer” Award at the hands of Hon’ble CM Mr. Narendra Modi

2015-Adarsh Foundation “National Unit Award”

2015-Hon’ble Mr. Radha Mohan Singh (Union Agriculture Minister, Govt. Of India) facilitating award under “Crop Variety Protection and Famer’s Right Act”

2016-‘Krishi Tapasvi’ Award by K K Wagh Shikshan Sanstha Nashik’s

2018- “Honorary doctorate for agriculture Research” – National Virtual University, Bangalore

2021- “Honorary doctorate for New verity developments” – International Tonga University, Tonga


  • President, All India Custard Fruit Federation.
  • Founder President, All Maharashtra Custard Growers Training and Research Association, Pune.
  • Hon’ble President, Madhuban Vikas Pratishthan.
  • Director Solapur Grape Grow. So Ltd., Nagaj.
  • Consultant, Monthly Lok Mangal Agriculture Symbol, Solapur.
  • Classical, Advisory Committee Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Solapur.
  • Director, Maharashtra State Grape Growers Association. Pune.